BEST PRACTICES OF THE ACPCULTURES+ PROGRAMME

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A series of articles to discover the best practices of the ACPCultures+ Programme.

Analysis of the projects’ impact over the long term, effects on the local economy, benefits for the professionals, structuration of the artistic sectors and of the cultural industries.

Discover the diversity of the actions supported and the size of the impact.

 

L'OEIL DU CYCLONE, FEATURE FILM BY SEKOU TRAORE

A courageous cinematographic work which deals with sensitive issues, all the while contributing to the cinematic revival in Burkina Faso.

 

RUN, FEATURE FILM BY PHILIPPE LACÔTE 

Since the production of RUN, the Ivorian government has launched a large-scale project to reform the audiovisual industry.

 

 

How to meet the needs of families while showing respect for the architectural traditions, the environment and its bio-climatic constraints? 

 

A consortium of NGOs created a network of radio documentary makers, many of them disabled or handicapped.

 

 

LONBRAZ KANN, FEATURE FILM BY DAVID CONSTANTIN 

First feature film of the Maurice Island, Lonbraz Kann is also a training programme, a regional cooperation project and a lever for the local production.

 

A participatory website contributing to the structuration of cultural industries in 22 ACP countries.

 

The internationalisation of companies and artists has allowed building stable partnerships with prestigious structures in other countries.

 

MUSIC BRIDGES

Music Bridges strengthened the creation and music production in Vanuatu and Mozambique, realising a South-South cooperation, creating a network of musicians, talents and distribution channels between regional and European artistic circles.

 

 

LITTAFCAR

Four cultural centers are now networked to further promote literature, writers and literary events of Africa and the Caribbean

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERIES 

Canal France International has set up trainings to increase the potential to produce TV series in Africa

 

 

P-STAGE

Supporting theatrical creation and the professionalization of lusophone actors. Eighty actors have participated in the three workshops in Luanda, Bissau and Sao Tome

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NETWORK OF AFRICAN TALENTS

N.A.T. is an international networking project for the development of performing arts and the support of young artists, musicians and theatre operators in the ACP countries

 

ACP 3D

The African Institute of Management set up a high level training in order to train young professionals to 3D animation

 

AFRIQU'ANIM'ACTION

Thanks to the concrete results of the project, governments, production companies, studios and investors in many ACP countries realised the power of the animation industry

 

MURDER IN PACOT, FEATURE FILM BY RAOUL PECK 

Reviving the audiovisual industry in Haiti. With the support of the ACPCultures+ Programme, Velvet Films was able to create something with many economic benefits for the country

 

GRIGRIS, FEATURE FILM BY MAHAMAT SALEH-HAROUN

Thanks to the film and its selection at Cannes in 2013, the Chadian government has implemented several actions to promote cinema in the country

 

ACTION 3I, SUPPORT TO THE INITIAL TRAINING IN BENIN AND GABON

Thanks to the support of ACPCultures+, two African training structures have been able to set up new methodologies for sustainable education

 

LAMB, FEATURE FILM BY YARED ZELEKE

The film was shot entirely in Ethiopia, with actors from the country and mostly local technical staff, bossting the Ethiopian film industry

 

ART AGAINST POVERTY

Overcoming poverty through art and transforming talents into profession. A large number of artists recognized to have experienced life changing experiences and gained new skills with regard to their development in future

 

CRISTO REY, FEATURE FILM BY LETICIA TONOS

The action, in view of its results, undeniably confirms that the synergy between the Caribbean and the European Union is essential to support a quality national cinema 

 

MAISHA FILM LAB

Thanks to the ACPCultures+ Programme, this cultural project reached international status and developed East African cinema in a more permanent way

 

FESTIVAL AFRICA FETE

The project consisted in producing and exporting one of the oldest African music festivals, the Africa Fête Festival, to four countries, three of them African. The FAFI has gathered over 50,000 spectators.

 

CULTURE WORKS CONNECTIONS

Culture Works Connections aim to promote international artistic exchange and the project has been vital in addressing the needs of the arts and cultural sectors in ACP regions. 

 

WULU, : DAOUDA COULIBALY’S FIRST FEATURE FILM

First major coproduction between Mali, Senegal and France Wùlu is the first film from Franco-Senegalese director Daouda Coulibaly. The picture is produced by La Chauve-Souris, and coproduced by Astou films in Senegal and Karoninka in Mali

 

ÎLE COURTS FESTIVAL

In its previous eight years, this meeting of cinema fans has grown, allowing for the development of a local and regional cinematic industry.  This is not just a festival, but also a centre of production, distribution, promotion, and film education.

 

CENTRE FOR CULTURAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES

Culture Works Connections reflects Visiting Arts’ core aim to promote international artistic exchange. The project has been vital in addressing the needs of the arts and culture sectors in ACP regions.

 

 

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